Very strong explosions occur during the morning of 17 Oct, sometimes sending blocks into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Very strong explosions occur during the morning of 17 Oct, sometimes sending blocks into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption video

Participant on our Krakatau Volcano Special tour managed to capture this extraordinary explosion, which involved a small lateral blast, by video. The video has gone viral since it was first published. It shows a place that now no longer exists: two months later, the cone collapsed into the sea and caused a deadly tsunami that hit Java's west coast. An event like this might well have been a final trigger for this to happen.

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